Something You Should Know about Business Strategy


The Power Of Analogies

September 29, 2014

 

Interview with John Pollack, author of the book Shortcut: How Analogies Reveal Connections, Spark Innovation, and Sell Our Greatest Ideas

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We all use analogies to explain things because well they work.

 

John Polllack:
Analogies work because they explain something complex very simply and also appeal to our emotions.

 


John Pollack

A More Productive Day

September 22, 2014

 

Interview with Mitzi Weinman, author of the book It's About Time! Transforming Chaos into Calm, A to Z

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Having a productive day really starts with planning it the night before.

 

Mitzi Weinman:
And then when you come in the next day you’re ready to go. And starting your day off with the highest priority or the thing you dread is really the way to go.
 


Mitzi Weinman

Being More Efficient On The Job - Part 2

September 19, 2014

 

Interview with Julie Morgenstern, author of the book Making Work Work: New Strategies for Surviving and Thriving at the Office

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Here's a great way to be more productive at work.

 

Julie Morgenstern:
Stop checking email for the first hour of the day just completely avoid email.
 


Julie Morgenstern

Being More Efficient On The Job

September 18, 2014

 

Interview with Julie Morgenstern, author of the book Making Work Work: New Strategies for Surviving and Thriving at the Office

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Want to be that indispensable employee? Well here are some great ideas.

 

Julie Morgenstern:
The people who are the most valued are the ones who work closest to the revenue line. 
 


Julie Morgenstern

The Power Of Social Media In Business

September 17, 2014

 

Interview with Mark Babbitt, co-author of the book A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Social media such as Facebook and Twitter have been dismissed by many business leaders as being a fad but more and more it seems that…

 

Mark Babbitt:
Socials not a fad it’s not going away this is the way that business is done. The Industrial age is dead, the social age is upon us and we need to embrace that.
 


Mark Babbitt

A Better & Faster Path To Success

September 16, 2014

 

Interview with Shane Snow, author of the book Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It’s a pretty common belief that in order to get ahead and be successful you have to pay your dues.

 

Shane Snow:
You need to start somewhere and work the hard hours and make sure that they see you and then wait for a spot to open up on the ladder above you. And what you see is that these innovative people throughout history completely ignore that advice.

 


Shane Snow

The Importance Of Mentors

September 3, 2014

 

Interview with Steven K. Smith, author of the book Mentored by a Millionaire: Master Strategies of Super Achievers

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It would appear to be almost impossible to achieve success without a mentor.

 

Steven K. Scott:
Nobody in history has even done it. Never.
 


Steven K. Scott

Confrontation - Part 2

August 26, 2014

 

Interview with Barbara Pachter, author of the book The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and in Life, completely revised and updated edition

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Most likely you’ve been in a confrontation with someone that got heated and didn’t end well.

 

Barbara Pachter:
When you meet someone’s aggression with your own aggression you’re giving that person power over you.

 


Barbara Pachter

How To Be More Persuasive - Part 2

August 14, 2014

 

Interview with Ruth Sherman, author of the book Get Them to See It Your Way, Right Away: How to Persuade Anyone of Anything 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you need to persuade someone of something, a friend, a co-worker, even your boss…

 

Ruth Sherman :
There is something very important that successful people do, that's very persuasive and that is they project confidence.


Ruth Sherman

How To Be More Persuasive

August 13, 2014

 

Interview with Ruth Sherman, author of the book Get Them to See It Your Way, Right Away: How to Persuade Anyone of Anything 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What does it take to be a powerful persuader?

 

Ruth Sherman :
The idea that you can persuade people is rooted, I believe, in a lot of small but significant behaviors that have done well to differentiate you from the rest of the people out there.
 


Ruth Sherman

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